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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 1 hour 28 min ago

08/30/2018 - Kittitas County Fair

1 hour 28 min ago
The Kittitas County Fair, first organized in 1885, is held every Labor Day weekend, and coincides with the famous Ellensburg Rodeo. 

The Kittitas County Fair is a more traditional fair, with lots of emphasis on agriculture, livestock, homemade goods and entertainment. It's also home to Frontier Village where patrons can take a step back in time, and learn more about the county's history. Buy a piece of penny candy (yes it's really only 1 cent!) or a giant pickle at the General Store, take your chance at panning for gold near the village's blacksmith, and don't forget to grab a root beer from the Rocky Saddle Saloon on your way out!

See you at the fair!

08/30/2018 - Interviewing Skills Workshop

1 hour 28 min ago
Learn about what to expect from different types of job interviews, how to prepare beforehand, and valuable tips for success. Practice answers to frequently asked questions, strengthen your confidence, and calm your nerves!

08/29/2018 - Ellensburg Rodeo Hoedown in the Downtown

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 20:09

Begin your Rodeo & Fair weekend with the Ellensburg Downtown Association at the Ellensburg Rodeo Hoedown in the Downtown on the Wednesday before Labor Day Weekend.

The Hoedown will be at Rotary Pavilion on 4th Avenue and Pearl Street from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Entertainment and fun is being brought to guests for free, thanks to the Ellensburg Rodeo and other great sponsors.

The Ellensburg Downtown Association will be partnering with area breweries and wine shops to provide a beer and wine garden for those of legal drinking age.

08/27/2018 - Resumes and Cover Letters

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 20:08
Convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know and what you have to offer! Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best display your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews!

08/28/2018 - Orientation to WorkSource Services

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 20:08
What IS WorkSource, and how can it help you? This workshop provides an overview of WorkSource’s services, programs and opportunities in order to help you make the most of this free resource.

08/29/2018 - Star Wars X-Wing & Armada

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 20:08

08/23/2018 - Concerts in the Park

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 20:00

08/18/2018 - Live Music at Cle Elum Eagles

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 20:08
Live music at the Cle Elum Eagles #649 every Saturday night at 8pm, on the LARGEST dance floor in Kittitas County!   The Eagles, a great place to meet fun, like minded folks. And, it's a Washington State, Federal 501c3 organization, with People helping People First and Foremost. Come Join the FUN!!!

08/22/2018 - Star Wars X-Wing & Armada

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 20:00

08/22/2018 - Job Club Meeting

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 20:08
Job Club is a small group of trusted peers who meet weekly to talk candidly about job searching and career advancement with the goal of supporting the success of all members. Staff facilitators and guest speakers offer learning opportunities and support to the group.

08/21/2018 - Orientation to WorkSource Services

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 20:00
Orientation to WorkSource Services What IS WorkSource, and how can it help you? This workshop provides an overview of WorkSource’s services, programs and opportunities in order to help you make the most of this free resource.

08/17/2018 - Movies at Rotary Pavilion

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 20:09
How fun! The Ellensburg Parks & Recreation Department is offering FREE movies in Rotary Pavilion the first three Fridays in August (3, 10, 17). Check out the Ellensburg Parks & Recreation Facebook or City of Ellensburg Calendar for movies to be shown. Bring your lawn chairs and snack items for a few yesteryear movies in the downtown. This is a Free event and no registration is required. While the movies are geared toward mature audiences, no alcohol is allowed. For more information, give us a call at 509-962-7210

08/18/2018 - Cruise Cle Elum

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 20:09
22nd annual Cruise Cle Elum Car Show. Sponsored by Upper Kittitas County Rotary.

08/18/2018 - Rotary Cowboys Fair & Rodeo Kick Off Breakfast

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 20:09
Kick off the Kittitas County Fair and Ellensburg Rodeo season in style at the Rotary Cowboys annual Kick Off Breakfast. Enjoy pancakes, sausage, and all the fixins while enjoying western music. Enter your little buckaroos in the "Littlest Cowboy and Cowgirl Contest" and end the morning with the City of Ellensburg Junior Rodeo Parade. 

08/14/2018 - Lodging Tax Workshop - Ellensburg

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 20:00
Applying for lodging tax grants for tourism-related special projects and festivals is in its second year of the electronic process. Paper copies are no longer accepted. "We are hoping this new electronic process will be easier for both the applicants and staff" said Kittitas County Commissioner Laura Osiadacz, who currently Chairs the County's Lodging Tax Advisory Committee. To facilitate the process, there will be grant application training provided in both Upper and Lower County.

The following two trainings are scheduled, one in Upper County and one in Lower County:
  • Tuesday, August 7th, Upper Kittitas County Courthouse, Cle Elum, time: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 14th, Ellensburg City Hall, Ellensburg, time:  5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The trainings are hosted by the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce.  The trainings are not required, but highly encouraged, as they should help the applicants with  questions they have regarding the application process.

The request for proposals for lodging tax grants for tourism-related special projects and festivals will be announced soon

08/15/2018 - Star Wars X-Wing & Armada

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 20:00

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